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Combatting ‘Disinformation’ About Child Abuse

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Children need nurturing, attention to health and basic needs, safety and appropriate supervision. Child abuse and neglect, also called “child maltreatment,” too often endanger the health, well-being and even lives of children.Especially for the very young child, maltreatment can result in a variety of serious issues, including physical injury; cognitive delay; disruption of the stress response system that may result in long-term problems with emotion regulation and health; and even death, said Melissa Jonson-Reid, the Ralph and Muriel Pumphrey Professor of Social Work Research at the Brown School at Washington University in St.

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Success in Community College Aided by Comprehensive Case Management, Study Finds

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New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that students who participated in the full comprehensive case management program were significantly more likely to stay enrolled and to graduate within six semesters.

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New Dean Announced for the American University School of Public Affairs

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New Dean Announced for the American University School of Public Affairs

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New Law Enforcement Training Center opens at Wichita State University

Wichita State's School of Criminal Justice moves into new Law Enforcement Training Center on WSU's Innovation Campus.

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Key Governance Trends, Developments in Securities Litigation Focus of Institute

A look at regulatory and legislative developments, key court cases to consider and advising corporate boards in the face of uncertainty are among key topics to be covered during the 45th Annual Securities Regulation Institute hosted by Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law from Jan. 22 to 24 at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California.

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Twitter, Trump and Sexual Assault: A Call to Men for Action

The social media backlash against sexual assault not only gives victims a collective outlet for disclosure, but also serves as a powerful tool to urge boys and men to condemn violence against women, finds a first-of-its-kind study by Michigan State University scholars.

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Unprecedented, Winfrey-Powered 'Time's Up' Campaign Poised to Affect Real Change, Redlands Professor Says.

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How to Talk to Children About Race

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Karen Tao, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah, studies how children talk about and understand race. She stresses the importance of starting conversations about diversity early and provides tips on how to engage in those discussions.

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Tech Expert: IoT Growth Requires Continued Consumer Vigilance in 2018

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Would You Pay $20 a Day to Lease a Luxury Car?

Frequent payments can make consumers feel better about the benefits they are receiving from their purchase. More frequent payments can help people appreciate recurring pleasures and increase the likelihood of purchasing. The findings has implications for merchants and nonprofits.







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